The Renault Clio RS 16 concept has been unveiled ahead of this weekend’s Monaco Formula One Grand Prix, and celebrates both Renault Sport’s 40th birthday and Renault’s return to Formula One. Developed by a “commando team” over the course of five months, the Clio RS 16 concept melds the Clio body and platform with the […]
Renault has unveiled a new concept car to celebrate Renault Sport's 40th anniversary and its return to Formula 1. The Clio R.S. 16 sees Renault's highest performing engine dropped into a Clio, resulting in the highest performance Renault Sport road car ever... Continue Reading Renault goes all out with Clio R.S. Show More Summary
To celebrate its return to Formula One as a constructor, French automaker Renault together with its Renault Sport Cars performance division unveiled the Clio RS16 concept. The concept was unveiled today at the Monaco Grand Prix and taken out on the track briefly by the Renault Sport F1 team’s Kevin Magnussen. The concept draws its name from...
The fourth-generation Renault Clio was unveiled at the 2012 Paris Motor Show with a significantly redesigned body and interior as well as brand-new and updated engines. Unlike its predecessors, it didn’t receive three-door hatchback and sedan versions, being offered only as a five-door hatch or five-door estate. Show More Summary
renault sport, the in-house performance arm of french automaker renault, has reportedly beefed up its clio rs five-door light hatch with a more aggressive look, some motorsport-style features and a hotted-up engine with 250 metric horsepower - or 183kw. Show More Summary
Photos of a new Renault Clio RS variant, or a concept precursor, have been leaked and published online ahead of its debut next week at the Monaco Grand Prix. Although these images originally surfaced on fan forums, we first spotted this new Clio RS at the The Automobilist. Among the most noticeable changes between this […]
The hot-rodded Clio will allegedly debut next week.
The hotter Clio will allegedly make its debut during the Monaco Grand Prix.
Performance hatchbacks have become so popular these days that it seems that just about every automaker has one in its lineup. Some companies only joined the hot hatch race in recent years, while others have been around for so long they might as well be considered godfathers of today’s hot hatches. Show More Summary
DiRT Rally is out today for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. This release brings seven extra cars (Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak, Renault 5 Turbo, Renault Alpine A110, Opel Corsa Super 1600, Peugeot 207 S1600, Renault Clio S1600, Mini Classic Rallycross), also for the PC version. Launch trailer and screens inside.
renault is looking to add electric assistance to its next clio light car, according to reports out of europe. dubbed a ‘mild hybrid’, the new-to-clio drivetrain would utilise a petrol or diesel engine for most of the heavy lifting, but with the intervention assistance of an electric motor to lower co2 emissions. Show More Summary
The next-generation Renault Clio could feature hybrid technology drawn from the new Euro-market Scenic MPV – but it won’t be a plug-in, according to a UK report. The current fourth-generation Clio, which debuted in 2012, is only available with turbocharged petrol engines in Australia, while European markets also get turbo-diesel options. British website Auto Express […]
The aging Ford Fiesta ST takes on the latest Renault Clio RS 220 Trophy and the upscale Mini JCW in a hot-hatch grudge match in the latest video from Carfection. Continue reading Carfection looks for the ultimate pocket rocket Carfection looks for the ultimate pocket rocket originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 17 Mar 2016 19:00:00 EST. Show More Summary
Decades from now, people are going to look back on this era as a golden age for hot hatches. What else could you call a time when the Ford Fiesta ST, Volkswagen Polo GTI, Renault Clio RS 200 and Peugeot 208 GTi exist simultaneously? Another contender quietly plying its trade in this end of tiny […]
Intra-brand rivalries can be fun. Comparing the top-spec variant of one model in a manufacturer’s line-up with the entry-level version of another, can often deliver interesting outcomes. And when the gap between them, in sheer dollar terms anyway, is rather close, things can be even more interesting. So, with $4000 separating the Renault Clio RS220 […]
Want to know who makes the fastest compact hot hatch? According to Sport Auto, it's Renaultsport with the latest Clio RS 220 Trophy, which clocked a Nürburgring lap time of 8 minutes and 23 seconds. Continue reading Renault Clio Trophy...Show More Summary
renault’s fast car division, renault sport, has growth on its agenda, with a desire to expand beyond the two models it currently offers - the clio rs and megane rs. though while an suv has been tipped to lead the division’s diversification plans, the reality is far more complex. Show More Summary
French sports car manufacturer, Renault Sport, says its brand is not just limited to the Clio RS and Megane RS. The performance arm of Renault is likely to expand its model lineup with SUVs and potentially even pickup trucks in the medium to long-term future. Speaking to the Australian media at the launch of the […]
The new Renault Clio RS220 is now the quickest ‘B segment’ hot hatch to lap the Nurburgring Nordschleife, according to German magazine Sport Auto. Data published by the magazine this week, and supported by the German arm of Renault, shows a lap time of 8 minutes 32 seconds. That’s nearly 40 seconds slower than the […]
fiat will be hoping to spread the success of its 500 micro car across more market segments, with the arrival this week of the retro-inspired 500x suv. while the 500x falls into the compact suv category, it takes the dimensions of the 500 to a new level, packing in five doors and five seats in the process. Show More Summary